Gegege no Kitarō (TV 1/1968)

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[ adapted from Kitaro (manga) ]

Related anime:
    Gegege no Kitarō (TV 2/1971) (sequel)
      Gegege no Kitarō (TV 3/1985) (remake)
        Gegege no Kitarō (TV 4/1996) (remake)
          Gegege no Kitarō (TV 5/2007) (remake)
            Gegege no Kitarō: Nippon Bakuretsu!! (movie) (sequel)
            Hakaba Kitarō (TV)
          Gegege no Kitarō: Daikaijū (movie) (sequel)
            Gegege no Kitarō: Obake Nighter (movie) (sequel)
              Gegege no Kitarō: Yōkai Tokkyū! Maboroshi no Kisha (movie) (sequel)
        Gegege no Kitaro: Jigoku Hen (TV 3-1/1988) (sequel)
        Gegege no Kitarou (movie) (sequel)
          Gegege no Kitarō: Yōkai Daisensō (movie) (sequel)
            Gegege no Kitarō: Saikyō Yōkai Gundan! Nihon Jōriku!! (movie) (sequel)
              Gegege no Kitarō: Gekitotsu!! Ijigen Yōkai no Daihanran (movie) (sequel)

Alternative title:
Cackling Kitarou 
Spooky Kitaro 
ゲゲゲの鬼太郎 (Japanese) 
Genres: action , comedy , supernatural 
Objectionable content: None 
Plot Summary: Kitarou, a ghost, spends his afterlife helping humans in need of his skills. He thwarts the plans of evil spirits who live to torment humanity. 
User Ratings: 12 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: -
 Excellent: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Very good: 1 vote (others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
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 Good: 5 votes (sub:4, dub:1)
 Decent: 2 votes (raw:1, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
)
 So-so: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Not really good: -
 Weak: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 76 users, rank: #3816 (of 6068)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.250 (Decent+), std. dev.: 1.7381, rank: #3993 (of 6062)
Weighted mean: 6.393 (Decent+), rank: #3663 (of 6062) (seen all: 8.00 / seen some: 6.53 / won't finish: 5.75)
Bayesian estimate: 6.964 (Good), rank: #2100 (of 4613)
Running time: half hour per episode 
Number of episodes: 65 
Episode titles: We have 65
Vintage: 1968-01-03 to 1969-03-30 
Opening Theme:
"Hakaba no Kitarō (墓場の鬼太郎)" by Kazuo Kumakura 
Ending Theme:
#1: "Gegege no Kitaro" by Midori Kato 
#2: "Kitaro Nai Nai Ontou" by Kazuo Kumakura 
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Isao Takahata (ep 62) 
Screenplay: Masaki Tsuji 
Music: Taku Izumi 
Original creator: Shigeru Mizuki 
Planning: Iwao Sasaya 
Production Supervision: Sadamitsu Matsumoto 
Theme Song Composition: Taku Izumi (OP, ED) 
Theme Song Lyrics: Shigeru Mizuki (OP, ED) 
Theme Song Performance:
Kazuo Kumakura 
Midori Kato (ED1) 
Masako Nozawa as Kitarou 

Chikao Ohtsuka as Nezumi Otoko('68)  (Ratman) 
Isamu Tanonaka as Medama Oyaji(Poppa Eyeball) 

Akiko Tsuboi as Mrs. Yamada(eps 5-6) 
Ichirô Nagai as
Kagami Jijii(ep 8) 
Konaki Jijii 
Yamabiko(ep 3) 
Isamu Tanonaka as Kitarou's father 
Kenji Utsumi as La Seine(ep 4) 
Kiyoshi Komiyama as Shuichi Yamada(eps 5-6) 
Kōsaku Sugiura as Yasha(ep 2) 
Kousei Tomita as
Bakkubeaddo(eps 10-11, 54) 
Kamaitachi(ep 3) 
Konaki Jijii(ep 29) 
Village Elder(ep 3) 
Kunihiko Kitagawa as Minister of Science(eps 5-6) 
Nana Yamaguchi as
Kyoko Hanazawa(ep 4) 
Neko Musume(ep 20) 
Sachiko Chijimatsu as Tomiko(ep 3) 
Sanji Hase as Mammoth(ep 4) 
Yasoe Matsuda as Keiko Yamada(eps 5-6) 
Yonehiko Kitagawa as Konaki Jijii(ep 7) 
Youko Ohkushi as Sunakake babaa 

Japanese companies
Broadcaster: Fuji TV 
Production: Toei Animation 
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